Tag Archives: focus

How 2 hours makes you the office superstar – balanced habits 5

15 Jan

I go to office to get results.  I focus on the important, get the work done, and go home early. You?

Below are my best tips to stop wasting your time in the office. Less chaos & multitasking, more focus on the relevant. Less busyness and overtime, more productivity. All in 2 hours…

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Energize yourself at work

22 Jul

The summer in Tokyo, it’s hot. As the country is saving energy and the air-con is turned way down, people are sweating! Due to the heat, I have recently found it hard to keep up my energy-levels during the workday.

To be able to be productive – and to stay awake – I have looking for ways to energize myself in the office. I noticed my feelings of tiredness usually stems with one of the following: Continue reading

10 daily habits for living a full life, the basics ‘balanced professional’

28 Jun

Global corporate life, working across time-zones from Asia to Europe and America, surrounded by salaryman dedicated to their company… a perfect environment for practicing a life as the balanced professional.

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Clarity and positive attitude – morning habits part 3

16 Feb

Journaling is one of the easiest ways to contribute into your wellbeing. Just grab a pen and let your thoughts and emotions flow to the paper. The simple process of writing things down brings intellectual clarity, emotional stability and broader perspective. And if you decide to focus on specific topics, you can consciously build new patterns for your thinking.

Journaling can vary from few minutes of jotting down quick ideas, to hours of contemplative writing. Due to the limited time before work, I have selected to do very concise morning-journaling – I usually write down less than 10 words. Continue reading

Body and presence, morning habits part 1

1 Feb

As my alarm goes off, I walk sleepily into our tatami-room, and take the starting pose. What follows is 30 minutes connection with my body, treating it with yoga, joint mobility exercises and some iaido movements. The heaviness of the morning is being replaced by alertness and presence in the moment. Good deal, huh?

After the New Year I extended my physical morning habits to include yoga and iaido. I implemented these, as I wanted to improve my flexibility and get more connected with my body from the morning. After 1 month of testing, I am totally hooked! Continue reading